17 amazing bodypaint superhero costumes (definitely NSFW)

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Jon Cohen
Dec 14, 2012

It's a bird, it's a plane, it's a -- what the heck is that? Oh. Ohhhhh.

Superhero costumes in comic books are often drawn as so impossibly tight and form-fitting that they basically look painted on. These 17 daring people have brought that concept into the real world by "wearing" superhero costumes made of nothing but bodypaint (and the occasional strategically placed bit of clothing).

Wonder Woman and Superman/Supergirl seem to be the outfits of choice for bodypainters ... and we're okay with that.

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